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Larry Baraff, MD

UCLA Physician Larry Baraff, MD specializes in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
Specialty
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
C35538
Contact
(310) 267-8407 RR-UCLA Emergency Department
(310) 794-0586 Academic Office (M Murano)
Fax Number
(310) 794-0599
PRACTICE LOCATION

UCLA Emergency Medicine Center
10833 Le Conte Ave., BE-144 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1982, 2010
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 1977
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Infectious Disease, LAC + USC Medical Center, 1974 - 1976
Residency
Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1972 - 1973
Internship
Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1971 - 1972
Medical Degree
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1970
CLINICAL INTEREST
Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Physician, Emergency Medicine
MORE INFORMATION
Research Interest
Health Policy and Health Services Research, Medical Decision Making, Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Behavioral Health.
Additional Information
Dr. Baraff is a Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Dr. Baraff received his AB from the University of Pennsylvania and his MD from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed a Pediatric Residency at Georgetown University Hospital and an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the University of Southern California. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine in Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a past member of the Editorial Board of the Annals of Emergency Medicine, and his achievements have been recognized and honored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, the American Roentgen Ray Society, and the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.

He has served on the National Council and the Board of Directors of the American College of Emergency Physicians and as President of the California Chapter. He has also been a member of the Emergency Medical Services Commission of the County of Los Angeles, the National Faculty of the American Heart Association and the Executive Committee of the Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center. He played a key role in the creation of the Trauma Systems for the State of California and Los Angeles County.

Dr. Baraff's fields of research interest include Health Policy and Health Services Research, Medical Decision Making, Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Behavioral Health. He has received over $22,000,000 in research grants and is the author of over 120 scientific publications. He has done sentinel work in defining reactions associated with DTP vaccine for the Food and Drug Association. He developed Emergency Department Diagnosis Related Groups for the Health Care Finance Agency. Dr. Baraff has developed practice guidelines for the management of children with Fever Without Source and for Falls in the Elderly. He is one of a team which has developed a World Wide Web based expert system for the Management of Occupation Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids funded by the Centers for Disease Control.

Awards & Recognition
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • President and Board of Directors, California Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Board of Directors, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Certificate of Appreciation of Service ,Los Angeles Pediatric Society
  • Walter T. Edwards Award for Distinguished Service, California Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Certificate of Appreciation, The American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Commendation for Special Contributions, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • UCLA Medical Center Humanism Award
  • Commendation for Special Contribution, Annals of Emergency Medicine
  • Super Doctors, Southern California
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